BIOTIC Species Information for Gammarus salinus
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Taxonomy
Scientific nameGammarus salinus Common nameA gammarid shrimp
MCS CodeS481 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumCrustacea Subphylum
Superclass ClassEumalacostraca
SubclassPeracarida OrderAmphipoda
SuborderGammaridea FamilyGammaridae
GenusGammarus Speciessalinus
Subspecies   

Additional Information
  • Nine other marine species of Gammarus are found around the British Isles: Gammarus locusta, Gammarus zaddachi, Gammarus oceanicus, Gammarus chevreuxi,Gammarus tigrinus, Gammarus finmarchicus, Gammarus duebeni, Gammarus insensibilis and Gammarus crinicornis (Lincoln, 1979).
  • Accurate identification of amphipods requires a certain amount of manipulation under a microscope.
Taxonomy References Lincoln, 1979, Hayward et al., 1996, Ruppert & Barnes, 1994, Kolding, 1981,
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